Dowell Elementary School

  • Dowell Elementary School serves 633 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Dowell Elementary School operates within the Calvert County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 633 students
Dowell Elementary School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Dowell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Dowell Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Dowell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Dowell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Dowell Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
6%
15%
Dowell Elementary School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
12%
34%
Dowell Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
71%
40%
Dowell Elementary School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dowell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
4%
Dowell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Dowell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.40
Dowell Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
39%
Dowell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Dowell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Calvert County School District's student population of 16,031 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,093 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,627 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Calvert County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
28
Number of Students Managed 16,031 17,887
Calvert County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $245 MM
Calvert County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $237 MM $241 MM
Calvert County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,093 $13,687
Calvert County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,627 $13,479
Calvert County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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